10 Videos Featuring Technological Innovation, Inspiration And Invention

This post is a celebration of everything great in science, technology and engineering. From simple inventions, through future technologies, to one of the greatest human minds in history. All of the following videos are examples of the best there is in technological innovation and invention. The sort of radical thinking that makes one think “Wow!”.

Do you know of any more videos like these? Why not share them by adding a comment with a link in the Leave A Reply box at the bottom of the article. If we have enough we will publish a followup article featuring the best of your suggestions.

1. Fifth Gear Interview With Gordon Murray

Gordon Murray, ex-F1 designer and creator of the McLaren F1 supercar, discusses his T25 city car and the iStream process used to build it. Some fascinating insights into possible future directions for automotive design & manufacturing.

Video – Fifth Gear Interview with Gordon Murray

2. 21st Century inventors

An interesting look at the need for, and process of, patenting new inventions.

Video (Audio slideshow) – 21st Century Inventors

3. Leonardo da Vinci: Science,Engineering & Inventions

Without doubt, one of the greatest human minds of all time. It seems, even now, we are reinventing Leonardo’s inventions.

Video – Leonardo da Vinci: Science,Engineering & Inventions

4. Lego printer

This device is all the better for being somewhat pointless. One can only ask – “Why?” And the only response can be “Well, why not?”

Video – Lego printer

5. Engineers invent ‘off-road’ wheelchair

A great example of what can happen when a little thought is applied and technology from one field can be combined with another.

Video – Engineers invent ‘off-road’ wheelchair

6. Future of Screen Technology

A fascinating look at some of the possibilities that emerging screen technology might bring. And much of the tech shown here is not very far from becoming reality.

Video – Future Of Screen Technology

7. Tube Climbing Robot

A great example of how the best ideas don’t have to be the most complicated ones.

Video – Tube Climbing Robot

8. Car Technology of the Future Presented By The Auto Channel

Some of the advances we can expect from technology “convergence” in vehicles of the future

Video – Car Technology of the Future Presented By The Auto Channel

9. Time Magazine 2009 Best Inventions of the Year

Just a few of the best inventions of 2009 as judged by Time Magazine.

Video – Time Magazine 2009 Best Inventions of the Year

10. Time Magazine 2009 Worst Inventions of the Year

In the interests of balance some of the worst inventions of the same year

Video – Time Magazine 2009 Worst Inventions of the Year

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Chris Mason

General Manager at Prosig
Chris' passion for software, technology and innovation began in his teens with a diet of Sinclair ZX80's, Commodore Pets and early Apple products. Chris graduated from Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1983 and went on to have a career in software product development, software team management, web development, marketing and, now, general management. His other passions include bicycles, IoT, coffee, running, walking, cooking and supercharged Jags.

One thought on “10 Videos Featuring Technological Innovation, Inspiration And Invention

  1. Jak Martin

    I found all 9 out of 10 videos very interesting. The one missing was pulled. Cars,wheelchairs, robots and even concealed gas masks make for very interesting footage for the inventor. For inventors that like this blog let me recommend interacting on my blog, The Invention Corner .com

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